Descendants of John Chambers, SR
Generation No. 1
1. JOHN1 CHAMBERS, SR was born 1820 in England. He married MARY ? Bef. 1850. She was born 1825 in England.
Notes for JOHN CHAMBERS, SR:
1860 Census Fort Fairfield, #167/167/ no date but prev page June 21, 1860
John Chambers, 45?, Farmer, 200/52, England
Mary, 34, England
Hannah, 14, ME
George, 12, ME
John, 11, ME
Nancy, 8, ME
William, 5, ME
Frances, 1/12, F ME
Not proven yet but sure looks like the right family
1870 Census FF
John Chambers, 45, NB (did not age)
Mary, 45, ME
George, 21, ME
Nancy, 18, ME
William, 16, ME
Frank, 12, ME
Louisa, 8, ME
Susan, 6, ME
Richard, 4, ME
James, 2, ME
Edward Everett, 6, ME
Elizabeth, 3, ME
Caroline, 4/12, ME
Children of JOHN CHAMBERS and MARY ? are:
i. HANNAH2 CHAMBERS, b. 1846.
Notes for HANNAH CHAMBERS:
Hannah must have married an Everett and the children are hers in the 1970 Census
ii. GEORGE CHAMBERS, b. 1848, ME; m. (CHAMBERS) ?, Bef. 1880.
2. iii. JOHN CHAMBERS, JR, b. 1849, ME.
iv. WILLIAM CHAMBERS, b. 1855.
3. v. ? CHAMBERS, b. Bef. 1860.
vi. FRANCES CHAMBERS, b. 1860.
vii. SAMANTHA LOUISA CHAMBERS, b. 1862.
viii. SUSAN CHAMBERS, b. 1864.
4. ix. RICHARD CHAMBERS, b. 1866, Fort Fairfield,Aroostook Co,ME.
x. JAMES CHAMBERS, b. 1868.
xi. CHARLOTTE CHAMBERS, b. 1872.
Generation No. 2
2. JOHN2 CHAMBERS, JR (JOHN1) was born 1849 in ME. He married (1) ELIZABETH ARGRAVES Bet. 1870 - 1873, daughter of JOHN ARGRAVES and ALTHEA GRASS. She was born 1853 in Fort Fairfield,Aroostook Co,ME, and died October 24, 1878 in Fort Fairfield,Aroostook Co,ME. He married (2) AMELIA FISHER June 15, 1882. She was born Bef. 1869.
Notes for JOHN CHAMBERS, JR:
1880 Census 368/391
John Chambers, age 60, married, farmer, born England
Mary, wife, age 55 married, England
George, 27, married, farmer, ME
John JR, 25, widow, (believe husband of Elizabeth Argraves),farmer,ME
William, 23, ME
Frank, 21, ME
Samantha, 18, ME
Susan, 14, ME
Richard, 12, (believe this is the future husband of Caroline McMann), ME
James, 10, ME
Charlotte, 8, ME
Mary A Twadle, 7, gdau, ME
Sonia Twadle, 5, gdau, ME
Alice Chambers, 5, gdau, ME, Mother born NB
Jerre Chambers, 7 gson,ME, Mother born NB
Notes for ELIZABETH ARGRAVES:
1860Census with parents age 7
1870 Census with her mother and Mothers new husband age 18
Died of Consumption
Children of JOHN CHAMBERS and ELIZABETH ARGRAVES are:
i. JERRY3 CHAMBERS, b. 1873.
ii. ALICE CHAMBERS, b. January 11, 1876.
3. ?2 CHAMBERS (JOHN1) was born Bef. 1860. She married ? TWADLE.
Children of ? CHAMBERS and ? TWADLE are:
i. MARY A3 TWADLE, b. 1873, ME.
ii. SONIA TWADLE, b. 1875, ME.
4. RICHARD2 CHAMBERS (JOHN1) was born 1866 in Fort Fairfield,Aroostook Co,ME. He married CAROLINE B (CARRIE) MCMANN 1895, daughter of ALFRED MCMANN and ALTHEA GRASS. She was born 1867 in Fort Fairfield,Aroostook Co,ME, and died July 07, 1937 in Fort Fairfield,Aroostook Co,ME.
Notes for RICHARD CHAMBERS:
1900 Census Fort Fairfield-Vol 3, Ed 18, Sheet 24, line 68
Richard Chambers, Dec 1866, age 33, ME
Carrie,wife, Nov 1869, age 30, ME
Evelyn Chambers, Daughter, Jan 1889, age 11, ME
Gladys Chambers, Daughter, May 1890, age 10, ME
Lester, Son, June 1894, age 5, ME
Charles, son, May 1898, age 2 ME
Maybe the two girls were adopted by Richard???? The info I had was that their last name was Tardy. Their last name is Tardy per a relative.
Notes for CAROLINE B (CARRIE) MCMANN:
1870 Census with parents as Caroline age 4 born ME
1880 Census with father age 13
Wayne McCarthy WorldConnect on Rootsweb provided the Caroline B
Caries death in Chrystal, ME-married wife of Richard Chambers, Born Nov 22 1864 died at age 72 yrs, 7 mo, 15 days, born Fort Fairfield- Parents Alfred McMann born FF & Althea Johnson born Mars Hill(error)
Lester Chambers provided info
Children of RICHARD CHAMBERS and CAROLINE MCMANN are:
5. i. LESTER3 CHAMBERS, b. June 23, 1895, Fort Fairfield,Aroostook Co,ME.
ii. CHARLES CHAMBERS, b. May 10, 1898, Fort Fairfield,Aroostook Co,ME; d. February 17, 1912, Chrystal,Aroostook Co,ME.
Notes for CHARLES CHAMBERS:
Unnamed male born May 10 1898-2nd child of Richard Chambers & Carrie McMann
Death of Charles age 14 born Fort Fairfield- parents Richard Chambers & Carry McMann
Generation No. 3
5. LESTER3 CHAMBERS (RICHARD2, JOHN1) was born June 23, 1895 in Fort Fairfield,Aroostook Co,ME. He married NORA LOUISE (NINA) CHAMBERS June 24, 1922 in Chrystal,Aroostook Co,ME, daughter of WILLIAM CHAMBERS and GRACE BISHOP. She was born 1900 in Fort Fairfield,Aroostook Co,ME.
Notes for LESTER CHAMBERS:
Listed as first child June 23 1895 in FF-parents Richard Chambers & Carrie McMann both born FF
Lester Chambers age 26, 1st, farmer, ==parents Richard Chambers & Carrie McMann both born FF
Nina Chambers age 22, =parents William Chambers & Grace Bishop both deceased & both born FF
Single Record Display
Bride Name: CHAMBERS NINA
Bride Town/State: CRYSTAL, ME
Groom Name: CHAMBERS LESTER
Groom Town/State: CRYSTAL, ME
Date of Marriage: Saturday June 24, 1922
Children of LESTER CHAMBERS and NORA CHAMBERS are:
i. ARTHUR SHIRLEY4 CHAMBERS, b. 1924, Chrystal,Aroostook Co,ME.
Notes for ARTHUR SHIRLEY CHAMBERS:
3rd child of Lester Chamers & Nora
ii. MADELINE CARRIE CHAMBERS, b. 1925, Chrystal,Aroostook Co,ME.
Notes for MADELINE CARRIE CHAMBERS:
4th child of Lester Chambers & Nora
iii. BESSIE LAWRENCE CHAMBERS, b. 1928, Chrystal,Aroostook Co,ME.
Notes for BESSIE LAWRENCE CHAMBERS:
5th child of Lester Chambers & Nora
iv. RONALD PHILLIP CHAMBERS, b. 1930, Chrystal,Aroostook Co,ME.
Notes for RONALD PHILLIP CHAMBERS:
5th child(actually 6th) Twin of Rowena- parents Lester Chambers & Nora
v. ROWENA PHYLLIS CHAMBERS, b. 1930, Chrystal,Aroostook Co,ME.
Notes for ROWENA PHYLLIS CHAMBERS:
6th child(Actually 7th) Twin of Ronald-parents Lester Chambers & Nora
vi. LESTER LEROY CHAMBERS, b. 1932, Chrystal,Aroostook Co,ME.
Notes for LESTER LEROY CHAMBERS:
8th child of Lester Chambers age 37 & Nora age 30
vii. HELEN ALTHEA CHAMBERS, b. , 1934.
Notes for HELEN ALTHEA CHAMBERS:
9th child of Lester Chambers 39 & Nora 33--8 other living children
viii. RODNEY LESTER CHAMBERS, b. 1940, Chrystal,Aroostook Co,ME.
Notes for RODNEY LESTER CHAMBERS:
Listed as 10th child of Lester Chambers age 44 born FF &
Nora Louise age 39
ix. ROBERT ERWIN CHAMBERS, b. 1941, Island Falls,Aroostook Co,ME.
Notes for ROBERT ERWIN CHAMBERS:
1th child of Leslie Chambers 45 & Nora Louise 40--( 9 other living children 1 deceased)
Updated June 2001
of the Grass lines